The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 112 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs citing VBScript 24 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.82% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 1
Median daily rate £310 £325 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 4
Median hourly rate - £41.24 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1187 1245 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.36% 37.61% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 814 723
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +17 17 £315 -
Gloucestershire +5 3 £112 -61.63%
Wiltshire +11 2 £320 -
Dorset -10 1 £305 -6.15%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 28 (75.68%) PowerShell
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) SQL
4 20 (54.05%) VB
5 17 (45.95%) VMware
6 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
7 12 (32.43%) MS Office
8 11 (29.73%) SAN
8 11 (29.73%) Migration
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
9 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (24.32%) SCCM
10 9 (24.32%) WSUS
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (21.62%) Finance
11 8 (21.62%) Software Deployment
11 8 (21.62%) MSI
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
12 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (18.92%) Release Management
12 7 (18.92%) Application Virtualisation
13 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (16.22%) Windows Server

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) MS Access
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MSI
2 4 (10.81%) HP UFT
2 4 (10.81%) InstallShield
3 3 (8.11%) TestComplete
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) DBA
3 5 (13.51%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) SCCM Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Hardware Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) NHS DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Ajax
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) NHS
2 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) Software Deployment
3 7 (18.92%) Application Virtualisation
3 7 (18.92%) Release Management
4 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
4 6 (16.22%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) Automation Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Time Management
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Server Patching
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Application Packaging
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) PowerShell
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) VB
3 10 (27.03%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.51%) VBA
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
1 9 (24.32%) WSUS
2 2 (5.41%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Dell
4 4 (10.81%) Dell Compellent
4 4 (10.81%) NetApp
4 4 (10.81%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Wyse